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Table 2 Reasons for Non-Initiation/ Non-Completion of TBI Treatment

From: Gaps in the care cascade for screening and treatment of refugees with tuberculosis infection in Middle Tennessee: a retrospective cohort study

Reason Frequency
Non-Initiation
Declined Medication 286 (55.2%)
Lost to Follow up 43 (8.3%)
Moved Away 28 (5.4%)
Other 7 (1.4%)
Unknown 154 (29.7%)
Total 518
Non-Completion
Lost to Follow up 66 (25.6%)
Declined Medication/ Chose to Stop 43 (16.7%)
Moved Away 28 (10.9%)
Provider Decision 27 (10.5%)
Adverse Effect of Medication 6 (2.3%)
Active TB Developed 2 (0.8%)
No TB found 2 (0.8%)
Previously Treated for TB/TBI 1 (0.4%)
Death 1 (0.4%)
Unknown 82 (31.8%)
Total 258